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Nathalie Boutte's Paper Collages Turn Old Novels into Art

 - Mar 25, 2011
References: tinyurl & odditycentral
French artist Nathalie Boutte is a master at creating massive collages made entirely out of paper. Boutte's paper collages are made up of thousands of strips of paper and often stand several feet tall.

Boutte uses a variety of different types of paper for her art, including pages of old books and tracing paper. Boutte's paper collages made out of old novels are certainly a sight to see, but the best and brightest (literally) of Boutte's works are her color-popped collages made from painted tracing paper. These colorful portraits could easily be confused for painted pieces of pop art, which speaks to the quality of Boutte's work. If you're looking for an alternative to the popular paper art of origami, then be sure to check out Nathalie Boutte's paper collages.